Illustration from FiveStone Church

Wednesday, April 5

4th Annual Montgomery County Energy Summit, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans’ Place, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

4th Annual MCAEL Spelling Bee benefit, Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College, 7995 Georgia Ave., 6:30 p.m.

Safe Silver Spring meeting with the Montgomery County Police Department’s Third District officials, 1002 Milestone Dr., 7 p.m.

Parenting the Anxious Teen:  Counter-Intuitive Strategies for Easing Teen Anxiety,” with Dr. Jonathan Dalton, The Nora School, 955 Sligo Ave., 7 p.m. RSVP

Thursday, April 6

Takoma Park Budget Open House, 7500 Maple Ave., Azalea Room, 7-9 p.m.

What Literature Can Tell Us about Domestic Terrorism in Europe,” with George Washington University Professor Kathryn Kleppinger, 7500 Maple Ave., Takoma Park, 7:30-9 p.m.

Reading: “Love Sonnets: 33 Selections from the Portuguese and Other Sources,” Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 7:30-8:15

Saturday, April 8

Annual Arbor Day Celebration, Takoma Park Library grounds, 101 Philadelphia Ave, Takoma Park, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

EGGstravaganza, Gwendolyn E. Coffield Community Center
, 2450 Lyttonsville Rd., 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Escape Room, Gwendolyn E. Coffield Community Center
, 2450 Lyttonsville Rd., 2-3:30 p.m.

Takoma Ensemble concert, “Heaven And Earth: Spirituality in Music,” Church of the Ascension, 633 Sligo Ave., 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 9

Silver Spring Craft Market, Denizen’s Brewing Co., 1115 East-West Highway, Noon-4 p.m.

Family Fun Festival, Washington Adventist University, 7600 Flower Ave., Takoma Park, Noon-5 p.m.

Silver Spring Time Bank Kitchen Swap, Eastern Village Cohousing Condominium, 7981 Eastern Ave., 2-4 p.m.

Monday, April 10

County residential street sweeping begins

Refugee Orchestra Project, The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 11

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board meeting, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans’ Place, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, April 12

Long Branch Business League meeting, location TBD, 10 a.m.

Planning Board applications due, 5 p.m.

Thursday, April 13

Carpe Diem Silver Spring Contra Dance, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans’ Place, 7-7:30 p.m. Intro Workshop; 7:30-10 p.m. Dance